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Oct 25, 2012 4:00pm PDT
the right thing at the right price they don't buy. >> reporter: but in california we still found an abundance of caution among consumers. >> every year we do less and less. the groups get smaller and smaller and adults like to exchange anymore. >> for me i have a baby now and it doesn't seem practical to spend a ton of money around the holidays. >> reporter: consumer psychologist consumer opinions are often more conservative than their ultimate actions. >> last year consumers said they were going to spend 2% more and they spent 5% more. >> reporter: before all that starts they will spend $80 on another holiday. that is right halloween. tom vacar ktvu channel 2 news. >>> support is flipping for two new taxes to fund california schools. the numbers that are worrying educators today. >>> why doctors now say every pregnant woman every pregnancy should get this vaccine to save their babies life. (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kic
Oct 19, 2012 4:00pm PDT
subdivision. >>> two east bay firefighters were remembered today at the california firefighter's memorial. hundreds of firefighters gathered at state capitol for a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary. among those were william west and hollis franksful both died from june from cancer. they are among 38 who passed this year either from injuries they got in the line of duty or from job related causes. >> amazing find, a new species found here in the bay area. >>> and what does it have to do with buster posey? >> a major drop off in temperatures for today. coming up how much cooling you can expect this weekend and when the first in a series of storms will move back into the bay area forecast. ís ?ó???óóñ . >>> bay area sciencists find what may be several new species. john fowler live in the newsroom with how buster posey figures in to it. >> reporter: we are hoping is good luck for tonight's game. i have learned the giants catcher may become the first major leaguer to get his name on a sea creature. plenty of mystery still just off the golden gate. sciencists just back after sending
Oct 22, 2012 4:00pm PDT
states, not just in northern california and these board go all the way down around the corner and come over to where they have a podium set. you can see some familiar faces including the picture of oscar grant who died in an incident over on the station. now if you take a look over here, there's people who have been gathering that haven't started yet and they're planning to get started soon and then take a march from here over to the police head quarters and the jail. joining me now is larry who is a member of the network starting this. >> thanks for joining this. tell us about this group and what your goal is for this. >> the network is also in new york city and other major cities of the country, los angeles, chicago and other places. basically there's been an epidemic of police murder and police brutality and racial profiling across the country. there's been a rise in the number of people in prison. there's 2.5 million in prison. we need to put a stop to this and build a movement that's going to put a stop to this. around this area recently, you can see there's been 7 -- [indiscernab
Oct 24, 2012 4:00pm PDT
of the california state assembly spent a lot of time changing their vote. the ap found more than 5,000 instances in the 2012 session where assembly members took possession of a rule that lets them change their vote after the final tally is in. most went from not voting to yes or no. among bay area lawmakers jared huff man changed votes 144 times. oakland nancy skinner 87 times and san mateo jerry hill 37 times. to see the full ap report you can go to our website and click on web links. >>> a call to voters in contra costa county. the worst case scenario the fire chief there said he's trying to prevent. >>> a noticeably missing name from a port of oakland receipt is at the center of more questions tonight. last week the ports executive director omar benjamin was placed on paid administrative leave after a ktvu investigation revealed public money was spent by port executive james quan at a texas strip club. port officials redacted benjamin's name from the treasures gentleman's club receipt. sources tell ktvu benjamin was definitely with quan at the strip club. tomorrow night on the 10:00
Oct 29, 2012 4:00pm PDT
be the simple solution you've been looking for to bust your body fat for good. dr. julie chen, a california internist, is here with more on the studdy. educate us more about the garcinia cambogia. what makes it so special? >> there's a lot of expensive supplements out there for weight loss. what i love about this is it's one of the least expensive out there for people to use and it's been shown in studies to increase weight loss two to three times what people would lose with just diet and exercise alone and they've been able to isolate the compound and put it into a capsule. >> i'm stunned i hadn't hearned of this. it comes from the tamarind fruit. it's a fruit used in chutney sauces, soup preparations, there are a lot of traditional medisin -- medicinal uses for it so it's been around a long time and that makes me comfortable about its safety. go through the weight loss with me. how much could the average woman lose in a month, say? >> about four pounds. but i'm a big proponent of healthy weight loss and people will actually lose two or three times more if they do that with the supplement.
Oct 15, 2012 4:00pm PDT
. he waived extradition today. prosecutors have not decided when to bring him back to california. his wife faces a fugitive from justice which keeps him pending extradition. he was driving a subaru taken from the victim's home. >>> a computer belonging to the woman accused of murdering michelle le showed hundreds of searches for her name. it game in the trial of 2 -year-old giselle esteban. they say giselle esteban killed michelle le and dumped her body in a remote area near sunole. it also showed searches for ways to injure or kill somebody without getting caught. in her opening statement, her attorney said her client did not plan to kill her, but rather acted in the heat of passion. >>> sheriff ross mirkarimi is back on the job full-time after pleading guilty in a domestic violence case. live in san francisco with how day one is going, rob? >> reporter: seven months after his suspension, sheriff ross mirkarimi is back at work but his political problems are far from over. sheriff ross mirkarimi returned to city hall this morning. >> are you ready? >> i am ready. >> reporter: sheriff
Oct 18, 2012 4:00pm PDT
prepare for the next big earthquake. >>> the great california shakeout earthquake drill happened at 10:18 this morning. san francisco's mayor and fire and police chiefs were with children at this elementary school. they all ducked during the drill. >> in case anything happens, you have to have some preparation. you have to be ready for things. and that's why we do these drills. we want to practice, practice, and practice. >> reporter: more than 9 million people around our state participated in this drill. you can find more earthquake news on our website, go to the news tab and click on earthquakes. >>> jerry brown was out stumping for votes for the tax measure. >> we're asking not too much. and this proposition 30 is crucial to you but also to us as a state. >> govern brown spoke to 200 students during a rally. the idea behind proposition 30 is to temporarily raise sales taxes by a quarter cent and income taxes on those making more than $250,000 a year. opponents claim that the tax measure would hurt businesses and it's time californians live within our means. how will yo
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